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Acknowledgement

With sincere thanks to Henry Woledge, Alberta’s nephew, who was invaluable in providing family information and the photographs shown throughout this website.

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University of Leeds, Brotherton Library: see the collection,  Letters to Alberta Vickridge, over a 50 year period, from her literary friends and associates.  http://library.leeds.ac.uk/special-collections-explore?query=vickridge

Relevant Blogs: ‘Female Poets of the First World War’: http://www.femalewarpoets.blogspot.co.uk/   and

‘Inspirational Women of World War One’  at  www.inspirationalwomenofww1.blogspot.co.uk

The Bradford-based writer and actor, Irene Lofthouse, has researched, written and performs a solo show: Words, Women & War: Forgotten Female Voices of The Great War, on the life and works of four woman: Dorothy Una Ratcliffe, Betty Stevenson, Flora Sandes – and Alberta Vickridge.  This has been performed to excellent reviews across the North of England. Contact:  Irene Lofthouse:  FB: loftywriter; E: irenelofthousewriter@gmail.com

Second-hand copies of The Jongleur and other work by Alberta Vickridge can still be found on sites, such ABEbooks.

See relevant bibliography of women’s role in wartime at http://www.femalewarpoets.blogspot.co.uk/p/bibliography.html

See also the book, Tumult and Tears: The story of the Great War through the eyes and lives of its women poets,  by Dr, Vivien Newman, published in 2016 by Pen & Sword History.  Alberta’s poem, The Red Cross Sister, taken from her anthology The Star Gazer, is included and analysed.

For more information on this site, contact the site editor, Colin Neville at woodbine@blueyonder.co.uk.  If you have any additional information to shed on the life and work of Alberta Vickridge, please contact Colin.

Colin Neville curates two other websites: ‘Not Just Hockney’,  that illustrates the work of visual artists, past and present, with origins in the Bradford district of West Yorkshire: www.notjusthockney.info   and ‘Traditional Yorkshire Recipes’: an illustrated guide to traditional food, and social history of food, in Yorkshire, found at www.traditional-yorkshire-recipes.info

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